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Business & Management Studies

Accountancy - BA (Hons)

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    11,845 GBP
  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    September

Program Overview

What Glasgow Caledonian University says about their program:
"Accountants play an important role in business, providing key information that underpins the work of decision makers within organisations.


Accredited by the main UK professional accountancy bodies (ICAS, ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA), we focus on practical content and your future employability. Along with all aspects of accountancy, you'll study topics in economics, law and management.


Professional accountants prepare financial statements and record business transactions; they also use information systems to track financial performance and participate in mergers and acquisitions and the governance of organisations.


A high number of our graduates are employed by major accountancy firms and blue-chip organisations, often overseas, such as Grant Thornton, KPMG, Baker Tilly and Ernst & Young. Others secure training contracts and many undertake further professional study. Our graduates are exempt from a number of professional examinations.


Accredited by the main UK professional accountancy bodies (ICAS, ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA), we focus on practical content and your future employability. Along with all aspects of accountancy, you'll study topics in economics, law and management."

Admissions requirements

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Undergraduate: IELTS - 6.0 no band less than 5.5

International students could study at GCU by securing a place with INTO first – this offers a dedicated year 1 of study for international students before joining the main GCU program in year 2. They also offer a number of pre-sessional English programs to assist students.

Undergraduate A Levels, Cambridge and IB qualifications acceptable as per standard requirements University Diploma can be considered for Level 2 entry HND can be considered for 3rd year entry

Postgraduate Taught Bachelor's Degree (Honours 2:2)

Fall semester (September): deadline January 15

Fees and funding

Cost of study is important to the success of GCU students so the University is committed to offering accessible higher education by keeping tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Tuition fees at Glasgow Caledonian University include all tuition, library, examination and administrative costs.

Undergraduate scholarship are available for students who are self funding and studying on a full time program. The scholarships gives £1,000 per year. There is also a discount for students who pay a deposit early before enrolling.

The university also works with partners to offers a variety of other scholarships for particular subjects.

Application deadlines for scholarships vary but are typically in May or June and students should hold an offer to study in order to apply so it's recommended that students apply as early as possible in in order to complete the paperwork

Visa requirements for Glasgow Caledonian University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements